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Recycling and waste management associations hail PPWR’s mirroring clause for third-country recycled plastic environmental guarantees

07 March 2024

The undersigned associations fully support the recent Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR agreement reached between the Council and the European Parliament on 4 March, especially addressing a critical issue for the European recycling industry: the inclusion of the mirroring clause for recycled plastic originating from third countries, and whether this is allowed to account for the European mandatory recycled content in plastics packaging.